Police briefs

August 20, 2004

Hagerstown police respond to calls

The following incidents were reported to the Hagerstown Police Department Tuesday and Wednesday, according to police documents:


Shift 2 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.):

A report of windows shot out of a vehicle parked at 32 S. Potomac St.

A report of a truck damaged at 280 S. Prospect St.

A report of a bicycle found at 30 E. Baltimore St.

A 1996 Ford Explorer was towed from 127 Ray St. Police said the vehicle had been stolen.

A report of domestic violence in the 900 block of Pope Avenue.

Shift 3 (4 p.m. to midnight):

A 1995 Hyundai was towed from 220 S. Potomac St. Police said the vehicle was unregistered.



Shift 1 (midnight to 8 a.m.):

A 1996 Chevrolet was towed from 21 Summer St. Police said it had an expired registration

Shift 2 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.):

Several criminal summons were served.

A report of a child neglect incident in the 900 block of Concord Street.

A gold Acura was towed from 300 Jonathan St.

Frederick residents face drug charges

FREDERICK, Md. - Members of the Frederick Police Department's Drug Enforcement Unit made three arrests Wednesday in connection with the investigation of a Frederick, Md.-area drug ring, police said.

Derrick J. Jones, 23, of 1105 Key Parkway in Frederick, was charged with possession of and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana, police said.

Patricia Hathaway, 26, of 1204 Ardmore Court in Frederick, was charged with possession marijuana, police said.

Heather R. Baker, 22, of 1208 Aynsley Court in Frederick, was charged with possession of and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and possession of marijuana, police said.

Police said the Frederick residents were arrested and drugs were seized during a search Wednesday at about 5:30 p.m., in the area of U.S. 40.

Police allege officers found a large amount of crack cocaine, a small amount of marijuana and more than $8,500.

Teen bicyclist hurt in morning crash

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said a 15-year-old bicyclist sustained major injuries Thursday morning when he was struck by a car at the intersection of Pa. 997 and Nunnery Road.

Police said the unidentified Waynesboro boy was flown to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. His condition was not available Thursday night.

The accident happened at 9:20 a.m., police said. The boy was riding a 21-speed Huffy Ironman bicycle east on Nunnery Road and went into the intersection. He collided with a southbound 2002 Nissan Altima driven by Corinne Killian, 33, of Chambersburg, Pa.

The boy was not wearing a bicycle helmet, police said. Killian was uninjured, according to police.

Man exposes himself to jogger in Pa.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were investigating a report of indecent exposure that occurred shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday on Cornertown Road in Greene Township, Pa.

A 16-year-old Chambersburg girl was running along the road when a man in a burgundy or rust-colored sedan pulled over and asked directions. The girl said the man then exposed himself, police said.

The man was described as white, 35 to 40 years old and was wearing a blue button-down shirt with a dark blue sweatshirt draped over his shoulders, police said. The man also was wearing wire rim glasses and a light-colored baseball cap, police said.

Money stolen from Pa. Legion post

FORT LOUDON, Pa. - A burglary at a Peters Township veterans club Monday was being investigated by Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said American Legion Post 606, 2090 Path Valley Road, was entered between 2 and 6 a.m. and $810 was stolen.

Man faces drug charges

After allegedly finding more than a half pound of marijuana, $411 in cash, digital scales and paraphernalia inside a Noland Drive residence, Hagerstown Police Department Street Crime Unit officers charged a man with drug possession with the intent to distribute.

Troy McNeil Lopez Jr., 21, whose mailing address is 1049A Noland Drive in Hagers-town, was arrested at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday by unit officers, according to a news release.

He was charged with possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the release.

Two dozen charged for drunken driving

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Twenty-four people were arrested for drunken driving last month in the Eastern Panhandle through a drunken driving enforcement effort conducted by the West Virginia State Police, an official with the agency said.

The arrests occurred as a result of a drunken driving enforcement effort sponsored by the West Virginia Commission on Drunk Driving and the Governor's Highway Safety Program, said 1st Sgt. T.R. Mayle.

Each week in July, a specific area of the Eastern Panhandle was targeted, Mayle said.

In some cases, a drunken driving checkpoint was set up, Mayle said.

In addition to the drunken driving arrests, state police made two felony arrests and 12 misdemeanor arrests, issued 22 seat belt and child restraint citations, made five drug arrests and seized $200 worth of drugs, Mayle said.

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